Genealogy Workshops

Interested in family history but don't know where to start?  Or simply want to sharpen your skills?  Beginner or seasoned, you will find a class to match your interest and level of experience.  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required for most classes.  Pre-registration begins on the date indicated with each class.  Call 865-215-8809 to register.  Schedule of classes listed below.

Previous Genealogy Workshops

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    January 16, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    Students use individual computers to explore the five major genealogical sites: Ancestry, Family Search, Roots Web, Google, and Genealogy in Time. Participants should bring birth dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.

    Pre-...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    December 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access vast numbers of records on the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and World War I.  Access to service records, pension records, bounty land records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of the veterans, loyalist records.   Limited to 22 participants. ...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    November 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access over 10 billion records including census & voter lists, birth, marriage, & death, military, immigration & emigration, newspapers & periodicals, pictures, stories & histories, directories, court, land, wills, & family trees. Also reference materials & finding aids.  Limited...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 31, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site.  Items to be explored include  records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books, research guides, forms and maps, free online genealogical classes, guide to other free online...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    October 10, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the five major sites:  Ancestry, Family Search, Roots Web, Google, Genealogy in Time.  Limited to 22 participants.  Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Pre- registration required; begins September 28. Call 865-215-8809.  Bring birth dates and birth places of parents...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    September 19, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to explore Cyndi's List.  This site is  a categorized & cross-referenced index to over 340,000 genealogical resources on the Internet.  All of the sites may be called up directly from Cyndi's List.  Limited to 22 participants.  Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.  Pre-...

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    September 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Come learn how to begin your family search using family, governmental, library, and electronic resources. Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd.  Pre-registration opens August 24. Call 865-215-8809.

  • @ The East Tennessee History Center
    August 22, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access vast numbers of records on the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, and World War I.  Learn to access service records, pension records, bounty land records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of the veterans, loyalist records.   Limited to 22 participants. ...

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